Teepee Creek Alberta

Located approximately 30 km north-east of Grande Prairie, Alberta (16 km east of Sexsmith) is the Hamlet of Teepee Creek near the junction of Highway 674 and Highway 733. With approximately 7 homes it now has a population of about 20 people. Teepee Creek is a farming and ranching community along with oil and gas being a big part of the community. Teepee Creek is known for the Teepee Creek Stampede and is located in the County of Grande Prairie.

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The County of Grande Prairie has approved the extension of the boundaries of the Hamlet of Teepee Creek by 480 acres in July of 2011. The area can now be subdivided for residential and commercial business and opens the doors for developers.

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Teepee Creek is best known for the Teepee Creek Stampede which began in 1916 and has become the largest amateur stampede in Northern Alberta. It is held on the 3rd week of July each year and is one of the longest running rodeos and chuckwagon races in Alberta. The event draws between 2000 and 4000 people each year. There is free camping available on the grounds. Teepee Creek Stampede Association and Recreation Arena (780) 568-2139.

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Teepee Creek got its name from the stream that flows nearby that actually dries up each year. "Teepee", refers to the tents covered by animal skins used years ago by the aboriginal people. The first post office was established in 1924.

Bad Heart Straw Church
Located northeast of Teepee Creek was built in 1954 by Father Frank Dales and is made of straw. It is the only historic straw building in Canada. Located north on Secondary Highway 733 and watch for the signs.

Located approximately 4 km west of Teepee Creek is the Canadian Natural Teepee Creek Gas Plant. (formerly the Talisman Gas Plant) Originally built in 1977 employs approximately 10 people directly and about another 30 to 40 people indirectly with trucking services, electrical, vacuum services and more. It creates employment for some local residents of the Teepee Creek area. (updated photo 2017)

Surrounding Teepee Creek, there are many farmers that have a strong connection to their land and animals.

Riverstone Golf Course east of Teepee Creek next to the Smoky River opened in 2011. (along hwy 733, 26 km north of Bezanson, then east 10 km on TWP 744.) 9 hole golf course, 74 serviced yearly lots, and 10 daily lots. River boat rentals. 780-568-2860. River Stone Golf website

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